Sunday, November 30, 2008

Berkshire Hathaway Buys Insurance Unit

Insurer ING Group said Friday it will sell its reinsurance unit, NRG NV, to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Group for about $435.7 million.

News - Insurance regulation costs £400m

Original article News - Insurance regulation costs £400m Regulation of the general insurance industry, car insurance finance company last year, is costing 400m a year, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said.

Scared To Death Of Life Insurance: Life insurance - December 18

I found an article on BusinessWeek:. Even most insurance agents and financial planners rely on rules of thumb or unsophisticated worksheets — or put the onus on clients to decide how much insurance to carry.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Health insurance set to rise

Health insurance premiums could be about to rise by more than four percent.

Disability Insurance: Payments and Pitfalls

By Nora Dunn. A massage therapist hurts their hand in a silly accident playing volleyball. For most of us, a broken finger or torn ligament in our hand is a serious inconvenience, but not an insurmountable one.

News - QA: Insurance and storm damage

Read more on News - Q&A: Insurance and storm damage site. A Search Engine for Car Insurance

Modern world has seen a seismic tweaking of the consumers from motorbikes to cars. This change is unlikely to shift in the coming decades. It has opened a new horizon for car insurance sector. Till now, this sector was under-penetrated.